Palm Pre 2 Slider Mobile Phone – with webOS 2.0 pre-installe
HP and Palm announced webOS 2.0 and the new Palm Pre 2 smartphone. The webOS 2.0 is the first major update to the Palm propitiatory mobile OS after its acquisition by HP in this year. The Palm Pre 2 will be the first phone in the market with webOS 2.0 pre-installed in the device.
The Pre 2 has revised specifications and almost the same design of the Palm Pre Plus. The Palm Pre range is mainly designed for the CDMA networks like Sprint, but the GSM version is also available in Europe and with AT&T network in USA. The Sprint customers in US will not get the Pre 2 as the exclusivity of the device is now assigned for Verizon Wireless.
The webOS 2.0 is fast and responsive than its earlier versions. With the new 1GHZ processor and 512MB RAM, Pre 2 is much faster even while plying Flash videos and multitasking with several windows. The 3Mp camera has seen as an upgrade to five, still without autofocus. Palm pre 2 comes with 16GB storage of which 15GB (mass storage supported) is available for the users. Other features of Palm Pre 2 include A-GPS, accelerometer, MicroUSB port(new), Bluetooth with EDR, Inbuilt IM and social networking apps, Microsoft Exchange, Wi-Fi, 3.5 mm headphone jack and a standard Li-Ion battery.
The price of Palm Pre 2 as per the SFR website is $140 for the model with a contract and $620 for unlocked one.
Palm Pre 2 Detailed Specification
Display Size: 3.1 inches
Resolution: 320 x 480 pixels
Display Type: TFT capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Accelerometer sensor for UI auto-rotate
Multi-touch input method
Proximity sensor for auto turn-off
Primary: 5 MP, 2592 x 1944 pixels, LED flash
2G Network: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network: HSDPA
Alert types: Vibration, MP3 ringtones
3.5 mm audio jack
Phonebook: Practically unlimited entries, Photocall
Call records: Practically unlimited
Internal: 16 GB storage, 512 MB RAM
Card slot: No
WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g
Bluetooth: Yes, v2.1 with A2DP
Infrared port: No
USB: Yes, microUSB v2.0
Standard battery, Li-Ion
Stand-by: Up to 350 h
Talk time: Up to 5 h 30 min
Dimensions: 100.7 x 59.6 x 16.9 mm
Weight: 145 g